Western Trails Elementary School

860 Idaho St
Carol Stream, IL 60188
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Western Trails Elementary School serves 281 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Western Trails Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Western Trails Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Western Trails Elementary School's student population of 281 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
281 students
This chart display total students of Western Trails Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Western Trails Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Western Trails Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Western Trails Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Western Trails Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Western Trails Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1557 out of 3663 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Western Trails Elementary School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Western Trails Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Western Trails Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Western Trails Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
24%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Western Trails Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
24%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Western Trails Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
12%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Western Trails Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
38%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Western Trails Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Western Trails Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Western Trails Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.73
This chart display the diversity score of Western Trails Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Western Trails Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Western Trails Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Western Trails Elementary School's ranking?
Western Trails Elementary School is ranked #1557 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Western Trails Elementary School often compared to?
Western Trails Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Carol Stream Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Western Trails Elementary School?
281 students attend Western Trails Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Western Trails Elementary School students are White, 24% of students are Asian, 24% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Western Trails Elementary School?
Western Trails Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Western Trails Elementary School offer ?
Western Trails Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Western Trails Elementary School part of?
Western Trails Elementary School is part of CCSD 93 School District.

School Reviews

Review Western Trails Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Learn about how public schools are making their campuses greener through technology investments, policy changes, and eco-friendly student education.
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Honors or general courses? Find out which type is best for your child's learning environment and GPA.
Public Schools in a Minute
January 27, 2024
Public Schools in a Minute
Explore the diverse world of public schools in a minute! Our brief overview provides a snapshot of the educational landscape, school districts, curriculum, and more. Get a quick glance at the big picture of K-12 education.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Related School Videos

Quick Links